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Elfstedentocht 1997. The tour, almost 200 km in length, follows a route along frozen canals, rivers and lakes visiting the eleven historic Frisian cities: Leeuwarden, Sneek, IJlst, Sloten, Stavoren, Hindeloopen, Workum, Bolsward, Harlingen, Franeker, Dokkum, then returning to Leeuwarden

Elfstedentocht 1997. The tour, almost 200 km in length, follows a route along frozen canals, rivers and lakes visiting the eleven historic Frisian cities: Leeuwarden, Sneek, IJlst, Sloten, Stavoren, Hindeloopen, Workum, Bolsward, Harlingen, Franeker, Dokkum, then returning to Leeuwarden

Oldenhoven quilt in Leeuwarden

Oldenhoven quilt in Leeuwarden

Morning Beauty | Doutzen Kroes by Nathaniel Goldberg |

Morning Beauty

Morning Beauty | Doutzen Kroes by Nathaniel Goldberg |

Leeuwarden, Friesland.

Leeuwarden, Friesland.

Prinsentuin, Leeuwarden

Prinsentuin, Leeuwarden

Bibliotheek Leeuwarden, The Netherlands

Bibliotheek Leeuwarden, The Netherlands

Frisian Donald Duck | Friese Donald Duck

Frisian Donald Duck | Friese Donald Duck

The Eleven Cities Tour is a speed skating match (with 200 contestants) and a leisure skating tour (with 16,000 skaters). It is held in the province of Friesland in the north of the Netherlands.

The Eleven Cities Tour is a speed skating match (with 200 contestants) and a leisure skating tour (with 16,000 skaters). It is held in the province of Friesland in the north of the Netherlands.

Leeuwarden, The Netherlands

Leeuwarden, The Netherlands

Centraal Apotheek Leeuwarden, The Netherlands

Centraal Apotheek Leeuwarden, The Netherlands

Fries Museum, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands

Fries Museum, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands

Friesland

Friesland

Having dinner at one of the restaurants at the Eewal, Leeuwarden.

Having dinner at one of the restaurants at the Eewal, Leeuwarden.

Saskia van Uylenburgh in Arcadian Costume 1635, RembrandtSaskia van Uylenburgh (1612 - 1642), the daughter of a burgomaster of Leeuwarden in Friesland, married Rembrandt in 1634 and brought him a large dowry. They had met in the studio of her cousin Hendrick Uylenburgh, who was Rembrandt's employer after his arrival in Amsterdam. Of their four children, only Titus was alive at the time of her death in 1642. National Gallery London

Saskia van Uylenburgh in Arcadian Costume 1635, RembrandtSaskia van Uylenburgh (1612 - 1642), the daughter of a burgomaster of Leeuwarden in Friesland, married Rembrandt in 1634 and brought him a large dowry. They had met in the studio of her cousin Hendrick Uylenburgh, who was Rembrandt's employer after his arrival in Amsterdam. Of their four children, only Titus was alive at the time of her death in 1642. National Gallery London

"World Cup for Solar Powered Boats" - A solar boat from Maasdijk (Netherlands) sails from Arum to Harlingen during the Dong Energy Solar Challenge held in Leeuwarden, the Netherlands, on July 13. The solar boats have to pass a distance of 136 miles (220 kilometres) in six days

"World Cup for Solar Powered Boats" - A solar boat from Maasdijk (Netherlands) sails from Arum to Harlingen during the Dong Energy Solar Challenge held in Leeuwarden, the Netherlands, on July 13. The solar boats have to pass a distance of 136 miles (220 kilometres) in six days

Culture in Leeuwarden

Culture in Leeuwarden